Ascorbic acid and intestinal metaplasia in the stomach: a prospective, randomized study

Cesare Hassan, A Zullo, V Rinaldi, F Diana, S Winn, G Castagna, Af Attili

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Abstract

Intestinal type metaplasia plays a role in intestinal type gastric carcinoma development. Ascorbic acid demonstrates a protective effect against gastric carcinogenesis, due to its ability to inactivate oxygen free-radicals as well as its nitrite-scavenging effects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1303-1309
Number of pages7
JournalALIMENTARY PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS
Volume14
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Female
  • Gastroscopy
  • Helicobacter Infections
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Male
  • Metaplasia
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Recurrence
  • Stomach Diseases

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